Reports of Cases Decided in the Court of Probate and in the Court for Divorce and Matrimonial Causes; With Tables of the Names of Cases, and Indexes to the Principal Matters Volume 1

Reports of Cases Decided in the Court of Probate and in the Court for Divorce and Matrimonial Causes; With Tables of the Names of Cases, and Indexes to the Principal Matters Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1860 edition. Excerpt: ...Keats had been treated by her husband with unkind ness or harshness previous to her intimacy with Don Pedro. The important evidence in support of the plea of condonation was as follows: Miss Amelia Janvrin, the first material witness produced, was an aunt of Mrs. Keats, and had had a correspondence with Mr. Keats on the subject of an arrangement. It was opened by Mr. Keats himself in the following letter: " Inverness Terrace, October 14, 1858. " My dear Madam, "It is now a very long time since I addressed you, but hearing that you have recently had an addition to your family, I conceived I might take the opportunity of congratulating you on the happy event that has occurred. As you were the first person who informed me of the deception practised on my credulity by Mrs. Keats, I now apply to know if that lady is in Jersey or in England. I have heard various rumours, but I am quite at a loss to know what has become of her; and although it would be quite impossible for us to meet again, yet sooner than she should become an object of poverty, the scoundrel with whom she eloped having left her, I should be glad to see some member of the family to confer with on this sad and disgraceful elopement, which is as lowering and detrimental to all the members of a respectable family as well can be conceived. Would you kindly, as you have always shown great interest in Esther's affairs, communicate with me direct on the subject, but strictly confidentially. For myself, I do not wish for law, but would greatly desire that an understanding might be come to finally, to avoid further litigation. The law would entitle me to a divorce, but the exposure must be great and withering to all parties. Pray think of this and write me a...show more

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  • Paperback | 244 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 440g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123684355X
  • 9781236843555